Identity theft is nothing new but from the recent articles on Facebook security holes (example) you'd think it was a whole new danger unleashed on the globe. The good thing about all the press it gets is that it is now mainstream thinking to be wary of putting any personal information on sites (wherever they are hosted – Facebook, Microsoft, Google, etc). Thus, to reiterate, you should...
I've been watching Webb Alert since the day this little gem of a program started. 5 mins of tech news Mon-Thur, delivered in a humorous style by Morgan Webb.
Technorati Tags: Morgan Webb, Webb Alert
Oh man I wish I coulda been at Southwest Fox – do those crazy kids know how to run a conference!
Doug has the full rundown of Day 1, Day 2, Day 3 and Day 4.
Congratulations to the team of Doug, Rick and Tamar on an amazing achievement.
Technorati Tags: Southwest Fox 2007, Doug Hennig
Interesting to read Anil Dash's comments on Apple smugness and then note that Leopard seems to be a victim of the very experience it mocks.
Technorati Tags: Apple Leopard, Blue screen of Death
Simple fix for those experiencing problems running Flash Video on Vista with IE7. Apparently this fixes the problem if it happens on XP as well.
(from Dan Fernandez with thanks to Brian Keller)
Technorati Tags: Flash, Vista, IE7
Check out the Leopard versus Vista showdown.
Technorati Tags: Leopard, Vista
Everyone I know is on facebook. Everyone, that is, except Andrew Coates. Most of Australia thinks this is a ridiculous situation, and in an attempt to voice their concern, have created a special group on Facebook to note the conundrum. If you are on Facebook and share this concern, please voice it by joining the Convince Andrew Coates to Join Facebook group. Please invite your friends too. And...
I think CrunchBase is a really nice resource. For those of us bemused by the silly throwing around of money that is going on at present, this database is a nice way to search. So I can easily look up any company (eg Jaiku) and find out what hell people are attracted to it for, and even some financial data if any is available (eg here's a new company you may not have heard of :-). Michael...
Interesting to read what Computerworld thinks Gartner thinks are the top 10 strategic technologies for 2008. The usual woffle abounds with Green IT and 'the Web platform' (I kid you not) getting trotted out. And look out for number 10 – Social software – my goodness they are prescient. The problem with these kinds of reports, is firstly, this is Computerworld's take...
Microsoft is adding F# to its list of support languages in Visual Studio. So reports Mary Jo. And no, F# is not the .net version of FoxPro :-)
Technorati Tags: F#